Director of Data Science

NYC New York

Dailymotion is one of the world’s leading video-sharing platforms. It attracts over 300 million unique visitors and 3 billion videos views worldwide per month by offering the best content from users, independent content creators and premium partners.
As part of its growing activities, Dailymotion is looking to enforce its programmatic and monetization product by building its own video ad stack to deliver new monetization solution for its own ecosystem around online, mobile and TV, and provide innovative marketing solutions for advertisers.

Job description

As the Director of Data Science, you will:
Lead, hire, manage and mentor a global team of Data Scientists.
Working with fast-paced initiatives, overseeing projects from idea conception and strategy development to deployment, production, and operations.
Review, direct, guide the analytical work of entire team
Processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of the data used for analysis
Selecting and engineering features to build and optimize prediction and classification systems
Data mining using state-of-the-art methods
Enhancing data collection procedures to include information that is relevant for building analytic systems

Job Requirements

A Masters or PhD in computer science, statistics or a related field (Mathematics, Physics…)
Understanding of online advertising technologies and ecosystem (Ad-Tech Background)
Predictive modelling experience
Management experience
Excellent understanding and experience of machine learning techniques (eg k-NN, Naive Bayes, SVM, Decision Forests, Neural Networks, etc.)
Experience with common data science toolkits, such as R, NLP, Weka, NumPy, MatLab.
Proficiency in at least one high level programming language like Java, Scala, or Python
Excellence in at least one of these is highly desirable
Great business sense and communication skills
Proficiency in using query languages (SQL, Hive, Pig…) and in MySQL or NoSQL databases (MongoDB, Cassandra, HBase)
Consultative nature, with a proven track record of using data to provide actionable business results
Data-oriented personality

Information about the job

Location: New York City (US)
Type of contract: full and permanent


New York

Near Union Square


    Salary commensurate with experience. We offer great health / dental / vision insurance, 401k (company Safe Harbor contribution) paid life / AD&D with additional life insurance / AD&D insurance (optional), summer hours, paid vacation, sick time, paid holidays, company sponsored Training Opportunities (upon eligibility) and much more.

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